These bronze coins were held in people hands more than 1600 years ago! And now I’m playing with them creating one of a kind jewelry pieces: rings, earrings, necklaces. That’s a lot of fun to imagine if someone after centuries will find my jewelry in archeological dig and will be surprised to see real Roman coins in that.

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Juxtaposition of modern and ancient – the only thing that excites me in contemporary art.

More info: Etsy

Ancient coin ring. I make gold setting purposely rough like if the ring was found in archeological dig

Authentic coin from 337-361 AD was used in this ring

Ancient coin earrings with gemstones. Modern look with true ancient detail

The back side of a coin is also visible

Everything is better when it is mismatched!

Long chain necklace. Roman bronze coin from 337-361 AD was used here, plus stunning champagne quartz, silver and gold

Latin quote says “Save the time”

Back side with visible coin reverse

Silver and gold coin ring. Here I used Roman coin from 347-348 AD